Denise Levertov

(24 October 1923 – 20 December 1997 / Ilford, Essex)

Denise Levertov Poems

1. To Live in the Mercy of God 8/18/2015
2. At The Justice Department November 15, 1969 12/14/2015
3. The 90th Year 12/8/2015
4. Making Peace 12/4/2014
5. The Sage 5/1/2011
6. News Report, September 1991 4/8/2010
7. Partial Resemblance 4/8/2010
8. Song For Ishtar 4/8/2010
9. Matins 4/8/2010
10. Prisoners 4/8/2010
11. The Springtime 4/8/2010
12. A Map Of The Western Part Of The County Of Essex In England 4/8/2010
13. Eros 4/8/2010
14. February Evening In New York 4/8/2010
15. In California: Morning, Evening, Late January 4/8/2010
16. Ein Baum Erzählt Von Orpheus 4/8/2010
17. A Time Past 4/8/2010
18. Triple Feature 1/3/2003
19. Clouds 4/8/2010
20. The Great Black Heron 1/3/2003
21. Hypocrite Women 4/8/2010
22. Caedmon 4/8/2010
23. Sojourns In The Parallel World 1/3/2003
24. The Quest 1/3/2003
25. St. Peter And The Angel 1/3/2003
26. Goodbye To Tolerance 4/8/2010
27. Psalm Concerning The Castle 1/3/2003
28. Settling 1/3/2003
29. Web 1/3/2003
30. The Well 1/3/2003
31. September 1961 1/3/2003
32. On A Theme By Thomas Merton 1/3/2003
33. To The Reader 1/3/2003
34. Seeing For A Moment 1/13/2003
35. The Dog Of Art 1/3/2003
36. The Elves 1/3/2003
37. Wanting The Moon 1/3/2003
38. The Sea's Wash In The Hollow Of The Heart... 1/3/2003
39. Pleasures 1/3/2003
40. On The Mystery Of The Incarnation 1/3/2003

Comments about Denise Levertov

  • Robert (5/8/2020 11:06:00 AM)

    Where is; " What the Fig Tree Said" ? ? ? ?

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  • Meredith123 (1/17/2020 3:43:00 AM)

    Woah! Brilliant poems! The emotions I showed while reading these was unreal. I shed so many tears. My heart was palpitating out of my chest! So, so beautiful. I will definitely recommend her poetry

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  • Malia (12/10/2018 6:33:00 PM)

    Such a beautiful poem! I think you are right next to my favorite author and poetry writer, drumroll please...ROALD DAHL!

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  • Paul Ricard (2/19/2010 9:50:00 AM)

    i've never read anything about her before, but this morning I happened upon a poem of her's, 'Aware' which has sent my heart soaring. So beautiful! ! !

    Is there anyway that I could write to her, e-mail or regular? ? ? Please let me know, I want to thank her and tell her that I am looking forward to more readings of her poetry in the near future. Such a beautiful poem.

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Best Poem of Denise Levertov

In California During The Gulf War

Among the blight-killed eucalypts, among
trees and bushes rusted by Christmas frosts,
the yards and hillsides exhausted by five years of drought,

certain airy white blossoms punctually
reappeared, and dense clusters of pale pink, dark pink--
a delicate abundance. They seemed

like guests arriving joyfully on the accustomed
festival day, unaware of the year's events, not perceiving
the sackcloth others were wearing.

To some of us, the dejected landscape consorted well
with our shame and bitterness. Skies ever-blue,
daily sunshine, disgusted us like ...

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Seeing For A Moment

I thought I was growing wings—
it was a cocoon.

I thought, now is the time to step
into the fire—
it was deep water.

Eschatology is a word I learned
as a child: the study of Last Things;